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November 24, 2009  3:12 AM

Series Release: 14 Golden Rules of Computer Security

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, Security practice

My new...

November 19, 2009  2:51 AM

Law, PR Firms Being Targeted by Hackers says FBI

Posted by: Ken Harthun
E-mail scam, email, Phishing, Security, Security bulletin

According to the Washington Post, "Hackers are increasingly targeting law firms and public relations companies with a sophisticated e-mail scheme that breaks into their computer networks to steal sensitive data, often linked to large corporate...

November 18, 2009  2:18 AM

Microsoft’s Security Essentials Causes Performance Problems

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, microsoft security essentials, performance problems, Security, windows

I was all for MS Security Essentials when I heard the announcement of its release (see Microsoft Security Essentials Goes Live and   Bookmark and Share     4 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

November 14, 2009  6:05 PM

Cyber War Expose

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cyber warfare, Security, security awareness

Over the past couple of years, I've written several articles and blog posts about cyber-warfare, the two most popular being: Will You Be Used As a Weapon Against Your Own...

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November 10, 2009  2:25 PM

Panda Cloud Antivirus Emerges From Beta

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Anti-virus, Cloud Computing, Panda Security, Security

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November 9, 2009  1:27 AM

Javascript Must Die!

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Exploits, insecure, javascript, Opinion, Security, Vulnerabilities

At least that's what Mr. John Graham-Cumming says on his blog--and what he told attendees at Virus Bulletin 2009 in his presentation called, "

November 9, 2009  12:56 AM

If You Never Get on the Internet, You’ll Never Have a Problem

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Opinion, Security

So, if all you need to do with your PC is write documents that you're going to print out locally or balance your checkbook with information that you've input offline, you should be safe, right? Wrong. Did you bring home anything from the office, like on a thumb drive, or on an - now obsolete -...

November 6, 2009  1:22 AM

Free Licenses for Some Good Security Software

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, freeware, Security, Software

I just got these in my email from (Gizmo's Freeware site) and figured I should pass them on. You can't beat free and these two programs are top-rated. Note that these are time limited offers.

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October 30, 2009  3:41 PM

A Serious (Not!) Intervention

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Humor, Malware, Security

Hey, tomorrow's Halloween, our annual celebration of all things dark and evil. This video, produced by security firm Comodo is hilarious, yet hides a rather dark truth--quite in the spirit of our creepy holiday.

The video pays homage to the popular...

October 30, 2009  3:11 PM

Hacking Skills Challenge – Level 8

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Command line, Ethical hacking, Password, PHP, Security


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